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Farm Bureau presents gift basket to Ag Week baby.

March 24, 2017
Farm Bureau presents gift basket to Ag Week baby.

Farm Bureau presents gift basket to Ag Week baby. #MasonCountyAgriculture. LUDINGTON — As part of the celebration of National Agriculture Week, (March 20-24th) the Mason County Farm Bureau presented a gift basket to the family of a baby born during the week. The gift basket was presented Wednesday to Melissa and Mike Russell of Ludington, and their new son, Kevin Robert…

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Rendezvous Bar donates to Friends of Sheriff’s Office fund.

March 24, 2017
From left: Lisa Riley, Sheriff Cole, Barb Tyler.

Rendezvous Bar donates to Friends of Sheriff’s Office fund.  WALHALLA — Riley’s Rendezvous Bar donated $1,000 to the Friends of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Friday. The money was raised during a bean bag toss tournament held earlier this month at the bar, along with 50/50 drawings…

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Weapons charge tops felony arraignments in District Court

March 24, 2017
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Weapons charge tops felony arraignments in District Court #MasonCountyCourtNews. By Alan Neushwander.  Contributing Writer. The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Kristin Brooke Hoffman, 26, of 6736 Potter Rd., Bear Lake, was arrested Mar. 15 by the Mason County Sheriff’s…

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District Court Sentencings posted March 24, 2017.

March 24, 2017
79th District Court Judge Peter Wadel

District Court Sentencings posted March 24, 2017. #MasonCountyCourtNews. By Alan Neushwander.  Contributing Writer. The following were recently sentenced in 79th District Court: -Sophia Jeanne Johnson, 29, of 604 N. Harrison…

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Recent births, reported March 23, 2017.

March 23, 2017
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Recent births, reported March 23, 2017.  #MasonCountyBirths Recent births are brought to you by Shelby Gem Factory. See more information below.  Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise. …

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Seasonal weight and speed restrictions lifted April 3.

March 23, 2017

Seasonal weight and speed restrictions lifted April 3. SCOTTVILLE — The Mason County Road Commission has announced that seasonal weight and speed restrictions will be lifted beginning at 7 a.m. on April…

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Congratulations Orioles! Onward to the Breslin Center.

March 22, 2017
Photo by Jen Collins

Congratulations Orioles! Onward to the Breslin Center. Editorial by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. We would like to congratulate the Ludington High School Orioles Varsity Boys Basketball team for advancing to the…

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Recent deaths, posted March 22, 2017.

March 22, 2017

#MasonCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Mary Ann Gonzalez, 43, of Ludington, passed away on March 22, 2017. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation…

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Gus Macker benefactor, concessionaire applications being accepted.

March 22, 2017
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Gus Macker benefactor, concessionaire applications being accepted.  #GusMacker. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications from charities that want to provide…

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Parade will send off Orioles to state semifinals.

March 22, 2017
Parade will send off Orioles to state semifinals.

Parade will send off Orioles to state semifinals.  #LudingtonOrioles. LUDINGTON — A parade on Ludington Avenue is scheduled for Friday, March 24 at 10:30 a.m. to send off the Ludington…

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Arts in Motion offers art expression to those with special needs.

March 22, 2017

Arts in Motion offers art expression to those with special needs. Program kicks off Sunday.  #ArtsInMotion. LUDINGTON — Arts in Motion – Lakeshore will debut on Sunday, March 26 at Makers…

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Congressman Huizenga to host Facebook town hall meeting tonight.

March 22, 2017
Congressman Huizenga to host Facebook town hall meeting tonight.

Congressman Huizenga to host Facebook town hall meeting tonight.  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-Holland) will hold a Facebook town hall with residents of the Second Congressional District (which includes…

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Obituary: Dale Frederick Smith, 49, Branch.

March 21, 2017
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Obituary: Dale Frederick Smith, 49, Branch. #MasonCountyDeaths. Dale Frederick Smith, 49 of Branch, passed away on March 18, 2017 at his home.  Dale was born January 31, 1968 in Ludington,…

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Spartan Proud: Marty Erickson: It’s all about that bass.

March 21, 2017
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Spartan Proud: Marty Erickson: It’s all about that bass. Hometown lessons molded a career as a world renowned musician Class of ’65 graduate #SpartanProud. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Spartan Proud…

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Taylor Street construction begins Friday.

March 21, 2017

Taylor Street construction begins Friday.  #LudingtonNews. LUDINGTON — Taylor Street, between First and Sixth streets, will be under construction beginning Friday, March 24. Vehicle traffic will be reduced to one…

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Scottville commission sends rental ordinance proposal to attorney.

March 20, 2017
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Scottville commission sends rental ordinance proposal to attorney.  #ScottvilleNews. SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville City Commission voted unanimously Monday to have City Attorney Tracy Thompson, review the ordinance proposal that was…

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Michelle Spinner is ready to help customers at Smith & Eddy Insurance.

March 20, 2017
Michelle and Thomas and their children.

Michelle Spinner is ready to help customers at Smith & Eddy Insurance. SCOTTVILLE — Meet Michelle Spinner, she’s one of the friendly faces you’ll see at Smith & Eddy Insurance.…

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One of our heroes needs us, Riverton fire chief faces cancer battle.

March 20, 2017
Chief Joe Cooper

One of our heroes needs us, Riverton fire chief faces cancer battle. #CooperStrong. Editorial by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. There are many people in our area who are currently fighting cancer and…

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Eikenberry: Getting excited about jobs

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